On the shock and the blessings

 

I have cancer.

Just writing those words…

It seems crazy. Silly. Fake and unreal. It doesn’t seem to matter how many times I’ve said them in the last ten days…

To nurses, and hospital technicians. To close friends. To my parents. To members of the church and school community here. To friends on the other side of the world. To my hairdresser. To strangers. To my children.

It feels like they belong to someone else.

But they belong to me now. I have cancer. Continue reading “On the shock and the blessings”

Together forever…

For those of you who are not members of the New Church, you may be surprised to hear that the New Church teaches that marriages can last into eternity, that true ‘soul mates’ – those whose have become ‘one flesh’, whose souls have become one – are married in heaven. If you were raised in a Christian church that does not have this teaching, you might think it strange, or even unscriptural. Leading up to our wedding, you might hear about this idea quite a bit. Coleman recently published a blog post on this topic and we invite you to check it out! Please feel free to leave questions in the comments, or to send us a private message if you’d like.

With love,

Anne Grace and Coleman